Why Do Barbell Rows Feel Awkward? (Solved & Explained!)

Why Do Barbell Rows Feel Awkward?

I’m just going to come out and say it, I’ve always had a loathing for barbell rows, simply because they feel so damn awkward. Don’t get me wrong, I still regularly perform them, as I know they are one of the best upper back and lat-building exercises. However, I always have a sense of resignation … Read more

Why Do I Feel Bent Over Rows in My Triceps? (Explained!)

Why Do I Feel Bent Over Rows in My Triceps

Are you feeling bent over rows in your triceps? It doesn’t quite sound right, does it? I mean, if you’re going to feel a pull-based exercise like rows anywhere in the arms you’d expect it to be the biceps. However, I know for a fact, that I personally, and I’m sure many of you, often … Read more

Why Does My Wrist Hurt When Doing Barbell Rows? (Explained!)

Why Does My Wrist Hurt When Doing Barbell Rows

I’m surely not the only person to have experienced wrist pain when performing barbell rows. In fact, I know this definitely isn’t the case, and many of you suffer with the same uncomfortable, and often painful, feeling. Your first thought is usually that you’re doing something wrong, and this is generally the case. Then again, … Read more

Feel Barbell Rows in Your Traps? Fix Your Form For a Strong Back!

A Muscular Man Performing Barbell Rows

You should feel rows in the middle and lower traps. The middle traps work when you retract the shoulder blades, whereas the lower traps are used when you depress the shoulder blades. That being said, you are more likely to feel rows in the upper traps (which you don’t want) if your stance is too … Read more